It's located in the west, about 50km from Fort portal and covers a size of 221 sq km. Its situated within the remote Semiliki Valley , site of the Sempaya Hot springs and named for the river which forms the Congolese border.
Semiliki National Park protects an extension of the Congo 's vast ituri Rainforest, and is of particular interest to birders with 40 essentially Congolese species found nowhere else in Uganda .
The forest harbours many mammals, ranging from widespread forest dwellers such as elephant and chimp, to the rather more localized De Brazza's monkey and pygmy antelope.
Activities taking place include chimp trekking tours, guided walks from the park headquarters, including a short trail to the Sempaya Hot springs.
Budget lodging in nearby Bundibugyo. No camping facilities within the park.